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Administrative Policies

Administrative Policies-السياسات

1. The most difficult of administrative policies is the removal of habits [and customs].

1ـ أصْعَبُ السِّياساتِ نَقْلُ الْعاداتِ.

2. Tyranny is indeed an evil administrative policy.

2ـ بِئْسَ السِّياسَةُ الْجَوْرُ.

3. The beauty of politics is [maintaining] justice in authority and pardoning despite having power [to punish].

3ـ جَمالُ السِّياسَةِ العَدْلُ فِي الاِمْرَةِ، وَ العَفْوُ مَعَ الْقُدْرَةِ.

4. Good administration is the mainstay of the citizenry.

4ـ حُسْنُ السِّياسَةِ قِوامُ الرَّعيَّةِ.

5. Good administration makes leadership last.

5ـ حُسْنُ السِّياسَةِ يَسْتَديمُ الرِّياسَةَ.

6. One whose administration is good, obeying him becomes obligatory.

6ـ مَنْ حَسُنَتْ سِياسَتُهُ وَجَبَتْ طاعَتُهُ.

7. One whose administration is good, his leadership lasts.

7ـ مَنْ حَسُنَتْ سياسَتُهُ دامَتْ رِياسَتُهُ.

8. One who falls short in administration [and politics] is poor in [and incapable of] leadership.

8ـ مَنْ قَصُرَ عَنِ السِّياسَةِ صَغُرَ عَنِ الرِّياسَةِ.

9. The foundation of administration is justice.

9ـ مِلاكُ السِّياسَةِ الْعَدْلُ.

10. There is no leadership like [practicing] justice in administration.

10ـ لارِياسَةَ كَالعَدْلِ فِي السِّياسَةِ.

11. Sovereignty is administration.

11ـ اَلْمُلْكُ سِياسَةٌ.

12. One who aspires to rise to power is patient in the face of the torment of politics.

12ـ مَنْ سَما إلَى الرِّياسَةِ صَبَـرَ عَلى مَضَضِ السِّياسَةِ.